Google Plz Google Me
How Not to Write a Job Ad
“If you want to work at Google, you have to think big” is what we assume this guy was thinking.
A Canadian man named Fred Brumwell rented a billboard directly across from Google’s Kitchener, Ontario, offices in hopes of landing a job with the company.
It’s been building for a while now. Klout, a social media power user index that is totally based on science and not at all on meaningless, imaginary metrics, has officially nudged its way into the competitive job market.
Last November, we told you that you might soon be able to get a credit line based on your Klout score (no word on if that ever actually became a thing). Then in April, we reported on someone whose interview was stopped short as soon as his boss discovered his Klout score was an abysmal 34. And if this Salesforce job ad is any indication, now the floodgates have finally opened: having a passable Klout score is creeping into “desired skills.” How long before it’s a job requirement?